Taylor lifts No. 7 Louisville over Temple

By The Sports Network
January 1, 2014 - 8:06pm

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Asia Taylor led with 18 points and
eight rebounds as the 7th-ranked Louisville Cardinals defeated the Temple
Owls, 77-68, at McGonigle Hall.

Shoni Schimmel contributed 15 points, while Bria Smith and Sara Hammond scored 13 and 11 points, respectively. Tia Gibbs added nine points off the bench as the Cardinals (14-1, 2-0 AAC) won their seventh straight.

Natasha Thames had a game-high 24 points with nine rebounds to pace the Owls (7-5, 1-1). Monaye Merritt had 14 points, five assists, and four steals off the bench, while Erica Covile added 14 points in defeat.

Temple has